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JACKSON, Miss. – A woman was found guilty of culpable negligent manslaughter Friday in connection with the illicit silicone buttocks injections that prosecutors say killed a Georgia woman in 2012.

Natasha Stewart, of suburban Memphis, Tenn., was found guilty Friday in Jackson, Miss., in the death of 37-year-old Karima Gordon of Atlanta.

Stewart had been charged with “depraved-heart” murder, defined as a “callous disregard for human life” resulting in death, which carries a maximum penalty of life in prison. She also had been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

Jurors decided to go with the option they had been given to convict Stewart of the lesser charge. They also found her guilty of conspiracy to commit culpable negligent manslaughter. She faces up to 20 years in prison for each charge. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

Stewart showed little emotion when the verdict was read. She was found…

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